The Champs Elysees Film Festival has announced the complete lineup for its inaugural edition. Highlights of American indepenent film include screenings of Richard Linklater's"Bernie"; Dennis Lee's"Jesus Henry Christ"; Bruce Beresford's"Peace, Love & Misunderstanding"; and the documentary "Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present."
Screenings will be separated into four categories: Official Selection of American Independent Films; French Galas; American Galas; and Oscar Nominated Foreign Language Films & Shorts. Festival President Sophie Dulac says the festival aims to bridge the gap between the worlds of American and French independent film.
Among the French films that will be screening at the festival are Safy Nebbous's "Comme Un Homme"; Claudine Nougaret & Raymond Depardon's "Journal de France"; Alain Resnais's "Vous N'avez Encore Rien Vu";...